Meet the staff

We make every effort to give personal attention to each prospective student and their family. Below you’ll find a list of our admission team members. Please feel free to contact the staff member for your region with any questions, or just to let them know you’re interested in Saint Joseph’s.

Many of our admission staff travel to high schools in the spring and fall, so it may take a few days to hear back while they are on the road. If you have immediate questions, please contact the Office of Admission at 1-800-338-7057 or

Kate A. Chamberlain

Assistant Director of Admissions

Kate Chamberlain
  • Where you'll find me: VT, Eastern MA, Greater Albany, NY, Central & Western ME
  • College Education: The College of Saint Rose, B. A., Communications
  • Hometown: Saratoga Springs, NY
  • High School: Saratoga Central Catholic
  • Favorite TV shows: Breaking Bad, The League, Luther, Shameless, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Arrested Development, Boardwalk Empire.
  • Favorite Movie: Field of Dreams

What you like best about Saint Joe’s?:

The people! Saint Joe’s has a warm, inviting staff and faculty to make anyone’s experience a positive one.

Diana Huppe '08

Assistant Director of Admissions

Diana Huppe
  • Where you'll find me: CT, International Counselor, Greater Portland, ME
  • College Education: Saint Joseph’s College, B.S., Sports Management; University of Canberra, Australia study abroad, Spring 2007.
  • Hometown: Buxton, ME
  • High School: Bonny Eagle High School
  • Favorite TV shows: The Office & Parks and Recreation
  • Favorite Book: A Walk In the Woods by Bill Bryson
  • Favorite Leisure time activity: Campfires

What do you like best about SJC?

How friendly and easily accessible the faculty and staff are.

Jonathan Horgan '12

Admissions Counselor

Jonathan Horgan
  • Where you'll find me: RI, South Shore MA, Northern & Down East ME
  • College Education: Saint Joseph's College, B.S., Management
  • Hometown: Hingham, MA
  • High School: Hingham High School
  • Favorite TV shows: Suits, The Office, Friday Night Lights, and Under the dome
  • Favorite Quote: “Don’t count the days, make the days count”

Your advice/tip to students applying to college?

To choose a school where you feel at home, and can see yourself growing over the next four years of your life.

Jennifer Veino

Associate Director of Admissions

Jennifer Higgins
  • Where you'll find me: Transfer Counselor
  • College Education: Thomas College, M.B.A., Thomas College, B.A., Psychology
  • Hometown: Old Town, ME
  • High School: Old Town High School
  • Favorite TV shows: Friends

Your advice/tip to students applying to college?

Visit, visit, visit! During a campus visit you have the opportunity to interact with current students, faculty and staff and discover if you can envision yourself becoming a part of the school.

Dave Beriau

Admissions Counselor

David Beriau
  • Where you'll find me: NH, Southern ME
  • College Education: UMass Dartmouth, pursuing M.B.A., Elmira College, B.S., Business Management and Marketing
  • Hometown: East Sandwich, MA
  • High School: East Sandwich HS
  • Favorite TV shows: Walking Dead, The Big Bang Theory, Bar Rescue
  • Favorite Book: Straight from the Gut by Jack Welch
  • Favorite Quote: : “Be quick but don’t hurry.”

Your advice/tip to students applying to college:

Ask plenty of questions to get a better understanding of what the college offers and how it can best fit you.

Matthew Barry '95

Assistant Director of Admissions

Matthew Barry
  • Where you'll find me: North Shore MA, Southern ME, Western ME, Homeschool
  • College Education: Thomas College, M.B.A., Saint Joseph's College, B.A., Communications
  • Hometown: Waltham, MA
  • High School: Waltham HS
  • Favorite TV shows: Sopranos, Friends, Pawn Stars
  • Favorite Book: Toughness by Jay Bilas
  • Favorite Quote: : “We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.”

Your advice/tip to students applying to college:

Visit campus! Ask questions! A big part of your decision will come down to how you feel on campus.

Robert LaRoche '12

Admissions Counselor

Robert LaRoche
  • Where you'll find me: NY, NJ, PA, MD, Central ME
  • College Education: Saint Joseph's College, B.A., History and Secondary Education
  • Hometown: Exeter, NH
  • High School: Exeter HS
  • Favorite TV shows: The Office, Parks and Rec
  • Favorite Book: The Dark Vineyard by Martin Walker
  • Favorite Quote: : “A man who walks in Integrity walks securely.”

What you like best about Saint Joe’s?:

Community. Its always something that’s been really important to me and I love how a person is able to connect with anyone from the top down.

Admissions Support staff

Katherine A. Littlefield

Katherine Mulligan

Admissions Operations Coordinator

Vickie A. McGovern

Vickie McGovern

Admissions Administrative Assistant